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Professor Wendy Tindale OBE

Professor Wendy Tindale OBE, MSc, PhD, FIPEM, ARCP

Associate of Lab4Living
Scientific Director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Professor at the University of Sheffield
Clinical Director, NIHR Devices for Dignity HTC
Email: wendy.tindale@sth.nhs.uk

Wendy is Scientific Director of Medical Imaging & Medical Physics at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and also Head of Nuclear Medicine for the Trust’s three sites.  As a Consultant Clinical Scientist, she provides scientific leadership for one of the largest NHS centres of medical technology in the UK, overseeing the delivery of a wide spectrum of clinical scientific developments and services. She has extensive experience in frontline patient care, service delivery and improvement, as well as healthcare innovation. Professor Tindale has published widely in the scientific literature, from imaging to bioengineering, and has successfully translated research outcomes for patient benefit.

She holds a Chair at the University of Sheffield and has a national role as Clinical Director of the ‘Devices for Dignity’ Healthcare Technology Co-operative – a national research and technology transfer programme. She has an interest in combining clinical academic excellence with business opportunities through commercial translation of innovative medical technologies and has worked with both public and private sectors to facilitate successful collaborations.

Wendy has contributed to numerous national and international committees, including Royal College Working Parties and Government advisory bodies. She is currently Chair of the NIHR/HEE Healthcare Science Fellowship Programme and a member of the NICE Medical Technologies Advisory Committee.  In 2011 she was given a Beacon Award for outstanding contribution to healthcare and in 2013 was honoured in the Health Service Journal’s inaugural Inspirational Women awards for outstanding leadership in her field.

Wendy was honoured with an OBE for Services to Healthcare in the 2014 New Year’s Honours list.

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